Canary Camera

The canary camera platform allows you to watch the live stream of your Canary camera in Home Assistant. This requires the ffmpeg component to be already configured.

To add canary camera to your installation, follow instructions in Canary component. Once you have Canary component setup, your Canary camera(s) should show up automatically.


You can add the following to your configuration.yaml file to configure canary camera with optional settings:

  - platform: canary

Configuration Variables


(string)(Optional)Extra options to pass to ffmpeg, e.g., image quality or video filter options. More details in FFmpeg component.